Copper prices fell on Monday from near six-month highs because the US dollar strengthened and concern continues ahead of key central bank meetings

The most actively traded January copper contract on the Shanghai Futures Exchange fell 1% to 66,140 yuan ($9,508) per metric ton.

Additionally, interest rate increases are expected to be announced by the European Central Bank as well as the Bank of England.

LME lead down 1.2% to $2,174, zinc fell 0.8% to $3,215. Tin fell 2% to $23,805, and aluminium fell 1.4% to $2,446 per tonne.

Zinc dropped 0.2% at 24,790 yuan, nickel down 1.1% at 218,190 yuan. While tin dropped 3.4% at 190,980 yuan and SHE aluminium dropped 1.9% at 18,860 yuan per metric ton.

Prices in the oil market increased by more than 1% after hitting their lowest point of the year due to concerns of a worldwide recession.

WTI crude for the United States gained 1.4% at $72.03 per barrel on the futures market. While Brent crude closed the session at $77.15 per barrel, also up 1.4%.